The Ritz at the height of its existence.

Contemporary accounts praise the building's "Spanish" themes. It's not that Spanish. The decorations on the roof were somewhat Andalusian; at night, the vases were backlit, and the roofline had a pleasant soft glow. Eventually, though, the lights went off - disrepair and disinterest had made the lights just a memory by the 50s.

If there is any justice in this world, that fellow's legs went back and forth when the sign was lit up.